SAMANTHA FISHER is a poet and photographer who resides in her hometown of Traverse City, MI, when she is not exploring the globe. She is MAP's inaugural Upper Midwest Resident. During her MAP residency, she will observe, write about, and photograph lines in the landscape of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. In her words: "To notice, observe, and document various kinds of lines is a great opportunity to bring to poetic light the lines we overlook and the ones we shouldn't anymore."
ANTONIO HERMOSILLO is a MAP Rocky Mountains Resident Artist. He is a Denver, CO based multidisciplinary artist who works in rap, poetry, dance, and video. During his MAP Residency, Antonio explored the intersection of dance, rap and the rugged mountain landscape as he collaborated with the MAP Creative Team to produce videos of his work.
REBECCA WOODS is a Grand Junction, CO based multidisciplinary artist and maker who works primarily in sculpture, illustration, and comics. She grew up in Hayden, CO. Rebecca is an inaugural Rocky Mountains MAP Resident.
CONOR EIFLER is a Portland, OR based theater artist who spent his early years in Kearney, NE. He works primarily as a writer, actor, and banjo player with a special interest in American tall tales. He is propelled to work history and America’s problematic mythology into his artistic practice. Conor is an inaugural Pacific Northwest MAP Resident.
EMILY SERDAHL is a Seattle based theater artist who grew up in Northern California. She works as a writer, actor, and producer. Emily is an inaugural Pacific Northwest MAP Resident. Her interview-based project explores the intersection of ferry travel and social class in the Seattle area, and will be completed in a future collaboration with MAP.